Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists

The winners of the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize were announced April 22, 2005. In the category of Current Interest, the winner was Evan Wright for… read more

The winners of the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize were announced April 22, 2005.

In the category of Current Interest, the winner was Evan Wright for Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War (G.P. Putnam’s Sons). The finalists were: Karen Armstrong, for The Spiral Staircase: My Climb out of Darkness (Alfred A. Knopf); Edward Conlon, for Blue Blood (Riverhead Books); Michael Dirda, for Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education -- Essays on Great Writers and Their Books (W.W. Norton & Company); and Ann Patchett, for ruth and Beauty: A Friendship (HarperCollins.

In the category of Science and Technology, the winner was Charles Wohlforth, for The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change (North Point Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux). The finalists were: Ann B. Parson, for The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine (Joseph Henry Press / National Academies Press); Lauren Slater, for Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century (W.W. Norton & Company); Alan Tennant, for On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon (Alfred A. Knopf); and Jonathan Weiner, for His Brother’s Keeper: A Story from the Edge of Medicine (Ecco / HarperCollins). close

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First Aired:
May 01, 2005 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 01, 2005 | 4:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 01, 2005 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2005 | 4:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2